Diane and Kristin share how they made the decision to foster adopt their son with Autism and how life has changed since they adopted him.
By Diane Ponist Finally these children in our house are getting what they deserve, well starting to. To say it’s about time is putting it lightly. It’s almost as if these judges are tired (finally!) of dealing with noncompliant bio families. The question I have is why does it take such a long time ?! […]
Lesbian moms discuss the 5 children they have in their house and their intent to adopt them through the foster care system and how their kids interact with each other. Part 2 If you missed last week’s discussion, check out part 1.
By Diane Ponist All the talk in the media about autism really hits home for me. Of course I understand why people want to prevent it and research its cause(s), but while most people talk about the negatives, we are a family that focuses on the positives. Our son “DeAndre”, who was adopted through the […]
Diane and Kristin have 5 foster children in their home, one of which they have adopted. Here are some tips on the process, the system and why they do it. This series will continue over the next few weeks.
By Diane Ponist You know that huge deep breath that you’re finally able to take after being stressed out for so long? The never-ending battle with negative finally subsides and you begin to see the light? All I can say is, it was about time for something to be going our way! My wife and […]
By Diane Ponist The past several days have been out of the norm and emotions are running high. Right now it seems we have to fight for everything, where it’s pretty clear that all we have now wouldn’t be possible without our blood, sweat, and tears. At the end of the day, we are […]
By Diane Ponist This weekend was a complete punch in the gut. I literally wanted to throw my hands up and scream that I have no more fight left! Do I accept defeat and take a loss and try to just find the positive out of the situation ? That’s definitely crossed my mind, […]
By Diane Ponist Letting someone go, releasing them from your life is always tough. You go over pros and cons before making the decision. Whether it’s a friend, relative or romantic relationship; that person was in your life for a reason. But it’s apparent that the connection is toxic and it’s time that the relationship […]
By Diane Ponist This week was very emotional and very exciting as many people can imagine with having multiple foster children for the first time with us during this time of year. With all the newness from each child we received this year, I almost forget the things that got me here. Sitting at home […]